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AgeProof Your Body: Posture

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Hello everyone! Spring is in the air, and movement is in your future forecast!

Check out your newest exercise videos with narration  What’s the deal with crepitus?!  Find your EMOM(s) of the week  Survey for reader feedback ✅ And a big welcome to our newest APYB members! Check out below!

Primer: Posture

Here are the exercises we will be covering on Monday. Please take time to review this content before class. See all corresponding hyperlinks below!

Class Details and Reminders

  • When – LIVE! Class Time: Monday, March 8th at 12:00-1:00pm EST (9-10am PST). Doors will open at 11:45 am EST (8:45 am PST) for those with any questions or who would like to engage with the community prior to officially starting.
  • Where: For Monday’s class, simply click the link highlighted here when the time comes! This link and password below will remain the same for access to all classes offered during the membership programming. The password is: 116899.
  • Equipment: All you will need for Monday’s class is:
    • A stable chair of about average height
    • A foam roller or a rolled towel
    • An exercise mat and water bottle
    • Exercise attire and comfortable shoes

Snap, Crackle, Crunch, Pop… Crepitus!

What is the deal with all those snaps, pops, crackles, and crunches when I am moving? Does this mean I should be worried about those joints?

Simple Answer: If you have noisy joints without instances of pain, the simple answer here is NO! These snaps and pops are known and crepitus, where either air or fluid is moving through joints, or tendons and ligaments are moving over/across bony structures.  If you’re creaking or cracking, good news: You’re in motion!

Go deeper: In a study regarding the clinical implications of knee crepitus in those with knee osteoarthritis, the results were quite interesting:

Pazzinatto et al. (2019) found that those with knee crepitus had lower self-reported scores (or subjective difficulty) with the functional tasks performed.

However, data shows that there were no objective clinical differences in strength or function from those without knee crepitus. Those with crepitus were scoring about the same in functional tasks as those without crepitus 

Remember that crepitus can sound a bit scary, but if it isn’t causing you pain, carry on in good health and movement!

What’s next: Remember that you have a team of physical therapists and personal trainers that can help you evaluate and understand your snaps, cracks, and pops, especially if they are painful! Please reach out to meredith.black@movement-x.com to be paired with a provider for a free consultation!

EMOMs of the week!

We LOVE our EMOM format And want you to keep moving outside of class! Try one of the EMOMs below this week and practice what you have learned.

Push/Pull EMOM:

12 min EMOM with exercises below: 4 exercises, 3 rounds

16 min EMOM with exercises below: 4 exercises, 4 rounds

  • Push Up
  • Row
  • Plank
  • Y’s

Lower Level Up! EMOM:

12 min EMOM with exercises below: 4 exercises, 3 rounds

16 min EMOM with exercises below: 4 exercises, 4 rounds

  • Reverse Lunge
  • Squat
  • Deadlift
  • Hip Abduction
  • Push-ups
  • Side Plank

Reader Feedback: Tell Us Your Thoughts!

Big picture: Please take this quick 1-2 minute survey to help us improve our content in the Primers. All responses are completely anonymous.

Why it matters:  The Primer continues to be our weekly touchpoint in preparation for class on Mondays. This content is created specifically for you, and who better to let us know how it is going! Thanks for your open and honest feedback as we continue to grow the AgeProof Your Body experience.

Welcome to APYB!

Please join me in welcoming our newest AgeProof member! Thank you for being a part of our growing community!

●     Rochelle Havert

As we continue to grow, thanks to each and every one of you that spread the word and believe in our mission to Move Well and Live Well!

Questions? If at any point you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me at meredith.black@movement-x.com or Josh at josh@movement-x.com. We want you to feel supported and empowered as we get started!

Thank you so much for your continued investment in your health, wellness, and ability to move well. We look forward to this continued journey together!

Yours in good health,

Meredith and the MovementX + NVFP Team

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